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Naval telescope - inscription
This telescope is typical of the type used on board ship in the mid-19th century for general observations. It has a tapered leather-covered barrel and a single brass draw tube. The other brass fittings include a pivoted eyepiece cover and an objective lens cap. The maker's name is inscribed on the draw tube as 'Troughton & Simms / London'.
Troughton & Simms
- Image reference: F4566-002
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Stokes Collection